Agencies in Korea have generated many idol groups with great popularity both inside and outside Korea. But an idol group must have its own trademark to be remembered by many fans. Not infrequently, the agencies create that unique characteristic by forming an idol group with many members. Here are the 3 Korean idol groups that have the most members.
1. NCT (Neo Culture Technology)
NCT is group formed by SM Entertainment which comes with a new concept: This group has an unlimited number of members. As of right now, NCT already has 15 members. This group promotes with different sub-units. The main sub-units are: NCT U, NCT 127 and NCT Dream. NCT’s fandom is called NCTzen, which means citizens who love NCT. Current NCT members include Taeyoug, Taeil, Johnny, Yuta, Doyoung, Ten, Jaehyun, Win Win, Mark, Renjun, Jeno, Haechan, Jaemin, Chen Le, and Jisung.
2. Cosmic Girls (WJSN)
Cosmic Girls is a 13 members girlband. The group, which is under Starship Entertainment and Yuehua Entertainment, and made their debut in February 2016. Three members of Cosmic Girls have Chinese citizenship. The Cosmic Girls members include Exy (Leader), Seola, Xuan Yi, Bona, Soobin, Luda, Dawon, Eunseo, Cheng Xiao, Mei Qi, Yeoreum, Dayoung, and Yeonjung. Recently, Cosmic Girls made a comeback with their new song, ‘HAPPY’.
This idol group already has a great popularity inside and outside Korea. The 13 members group is very unique, because they have three units in one group (vocals, hip-hop, performance). Seventeen is under the auspices of Pledis Entertainment, the agency of After School, Nu’Est and others. Seventeen made their debut on May 2015. Meembers of Seventeen include S.Coups (Leader), Joshua, Jeonghan, Jun, Hoshi, Wonwo, Woozi, DK, Mingyu, The8, Seungkwang, Vernon, and Dino. Their fandom is called Carat.